Special Events Manager with Project Management Skills Salary

The average Special Events Manager with Project Management skills can expect to rake in roughly $49K per year. Geographic location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. In this profession, a large number enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a fair number have vision insurance, as well. Special Events Managers with Project Management skills who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 87 percent. Most Special Events Managers with Project Management skills report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$35,799 - $69,686
$36K
$49K
$70K
MEDIAN: $49,327
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$12.16 - $30.36
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MEDIAN: $17.70
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,799 - $69,686  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
Profit Sharing
$800  
Commission
$6,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,443 - $69,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.16 - $30.36  
   
Overtime
$27.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,243  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$800  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,443 - $69,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Pay by Experience Level for Special Events Manager

Pay by Experience for a Special Events Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Special Events Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 76 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Special Events Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 61 salaries. An experienced Special Events Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 33 salaries. A Special Events Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,687

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Special Events Managers with Project Management skills that is 36 percent greater than the national average, San Francisco offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Special Events Managers with Project Management skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+18 percent) and Washington (+11 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Special Events Managers with Project Management skills is geography, with workers in Denver earning a whopping 24 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Special Events Manager

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Special Events Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲3%

▲1%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 10%
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